Monthly Archives: July 2016

San Diego ACLU Response to Shooting of 2 SDPD Officers

SAN DIEGO – The following statement can be attributed to Norma Chavez-Peterson, Executive Director, ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties: We are deeply saddened by the shooting of two San Diego police officers early this morning, in which one officer…

Prop 47: Change Your Record / Connect to Services

   Saturday, August 20 10 am – 2 pm   Second Chance 6145 Imperial Ave., San Diego, CA 92113   Free legal services & community resources fair Do you or does someone you love have a low-level nonviolent felony on…

CBP Settles Lawsuit with ACLU Client Who Endured Invasive Cavity Searches

  HOUSTON – Today, the ACLU of Texas and the ACLU of New Mexico announced a record settlement in which U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) paid a New Mexico woman $475,000 for illegally subjecting her to vaginal and anal…

New California History-Social Science Framework Approved by State Ed Board

SACRAMENTO –  The California State Board of Education announced today that it has adopted a new History-Social Science Framework. The Framework sets out guidelines for K-12 schools to implement content standards for history and social science instruction. Among the many…

ACLU Report Details How U.S. Failed Deported Vets

SAN DIEGO – The federal government’s failure to help naturalize immigrants serving in the U.S. military has led to the deportation of untold numbers of veterans, all of whom were entitled to become citizens because of their service, according to a…